Watch dwell: The World Well being Group holds a press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic as new international instances hit report
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The World Well being Group is holding a briefing Friday on the coronavirus pandemic as every day instances hit a brand new report throughout the globe.
The WHO reported 338,779 new international coronavirus instances on Thursday , a report one-day enhance led by a surge of infections in Europe.
Extra 36.5 million folks worldwide have been contaminated by Covid-19 to date, killing greater than 1 million, in response to information compiled by Johns Hopkins College.
Earlier this week, Dr. Mike Ryan, government director of the WHO’s emergencies program, mentioned “finest estimates” point out that roughly 1 in 10 folks worldwide might have been contaminated by the coronavirus — greater than 20 instances the variety of confirmed instances.
He mentioned the figures differ from city to rural, and between completely different teams, however that in the end it means “the overwhelming majority of the world stays in danger.”
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—The Related Press contributed to this report.